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The Killers New Album Update

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The Killers have commissioned British painter Paul Normansell to create the cover art for their forthcoming third album. Normanshell is mostly know for his paint-dotted creations that he produced for David Bowie, Kate Moss and Agyness Deyn.

The painter tells NME magazine that he recently  received a phone call from the band's manager to see if he'd be interested. "I had one of my painting in GQ magazine and the band saw that," he tells NME. "Their manager got in touch with me (. . .) Then the band called me at home one night. I thought it was a hoax at first, but it's snowballed from there. I've spoken to Brandon a few times about what he wants. He's a really nice guy."

There's no release date set for the group's new album. Brandon and the guys have gone into the studio in Las Vegas together with producer Stuart Price in June and are still recording tracks. In the next 8 weeks, the group will take a break from recording to  hit the festival circuit in Europe and the U.S. to play some shows. Possibly, they will try out a couple of new tunes. Much-rumored first single title is "Tidal Wave." Other non-confirmed album tracks include "Emerald City," "Neon Tiger" and "Metropolis."

The group will be starting their summer tour this week at the Highline Ballroom in New York for a fan-only show. (Is one of you going? Love to hear how it was.)

July 27, 2008 in The Killers | Permalink

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O M! G! I CANT WAIT FOR THE NEW ALBUM THE NAMes OF THE SONGS SOUND REALLLLLYY DIFFERENT!!!

Posted by: anni at Jul 30, 2008 2:38:30 PM

HAHA I WAS THE FIRST ONE TO COMMENT

Posted by: anni at Jul 30, 2008 2:39:50 PM

HAHA I WAS THE FIRST ONE TO COMMENT

Posted by: anni at Jul 30, 2008 2:40:01 PM

I LOOOOOOoooOOOOoooOOOOOVE U BRANDON RICHARD FLOWERS WITH ALLLLLLL MY HEART!

Posted by: anni at Jul 30, 2008 2:42:06 PM

wow... what a scary world!

Posted by: monki at Aug 5, 2008 6:12:04 AM

paul normansell, the designer of the killers album is my son and i am very very proud of him, and all his hard work that he has put into the covers for the album, well done paul love you. x x x

Posted by: jackie at Oct 7, 2008 4:23:04 PM

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